7 Days Left To Apply For The New Art New Audience (nAnA) programme by British Council

Published on: Jul 09, 2018


The British Council and East Africa Arts are seeking proposals for a programme entitled “new Art new Audiences (nAnA)” to create connections between 18 to 35-year-old East African and British creatives. Call for proposals close on the 15th July 2018

Key Information

  • nAnA will fund 5 new projects in 2018
  • Up to £30,000 will be allocated to each project
  • Artists, arts organisations and/or art collectives from the specified countries (mentioned below) must connect to co-create, co-facilitate or co-produce new art together.
  • nAnA 2018 is particularly interested in supporting projects by artists, arts organisations and/or art collectives that already have, and want to build upon, cross country collaborations and connections.
  • New partnerships are also encouraged
  • There are no restrictions on art forms and there are no restrictions on themes.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants can apply as an individual artist(s), an arts organisation(s) or an art collective(s).
  • Each project must focus on the creation of a new piece, or a new body of art.
  • At least three different countries must be involved in the project, with at least two of these countries being from the East African region.
  • nAnA focuses on supporting art sectors within cities from the countries specified – artists, artworks and audiences must be connected to cities.
  • Each project must focus on reaching an 18 to 35-year-old face to face, and online audience. nAnA aims to increase the visibility and awareness of new contemporary art from East Africa and the UK. The engagement of an online and/or face to face audience is therefore essential.
  • All key contributors involved in the project must be between 18 and 35-years-old.
  • The projects can be match funded by other financial partners.
  • Applicants can apply more than once to new Art new Audiences.
  • Those who received nAnA 2016/17 grants (either primary or secondary partner) are also eligible to apply to nAnA 2018. However a primary nAnA 2016/17 partner cannot apply as the lead partner for nAnA 2018.
  • All projects must be completed within 12 months of receiving funds from the British Council.
  • A mid-project report and an end of project report will be expected in order to receive payment, a template will be provided for these reports.
  • The project must be administrated by one person or organisation. They must have a bank account and a national ID in order to receive funds. They must also be responsible for the mid-project, end of project report, and for the externals communications of the project.
  • 70% of funds will be granted upon signing a contract with the British Council, the remaining 30% of funds will be granted upon submitting your mid-project report.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: England, Ethiopia, Kenya, Northern Ireland, Rwanda, Scotland, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Wales.

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.